The Destiny of Nathalie X
Eleven stories about love and desire, ambition and despair, that take us back and forth through time from a contemporary Hollywood film shoot to World War I Vienna. In "Cork, " a bizarre tale of love in Lisbon, an Englishwoman and a Portuguese poet meet once a year through the 1930s and fulfill each other's fantastical desires; in "Alpes-Maritimes, " a young Englishman must decide between the German woman he's seeing and her twin sister, to whom he is more strongly attracted; and in the title story, "The Destiny of Nathalie X, " a young, award-winning foreign director, in Los Angeles making a low-budget picture, gradually discovers that he, the cast, the crew and the entire troubled production are heading for unavoidable disaster.
The audio rights are handled by Alice Lutyens.
Helen Manders manages the translation rights for The Destiny of Nathalie X
Translation Rights Sold
The New York Times Book Review Full Review